Batavia Oktoberfest


Batavia MainStreet brings Oktoberfest to the Fox Valley region this September 27th, 28th and 29th on North River Street!

Join us as we present a traditional Oktoberfest event in our beautiful river community which will feature authentic German food, music, entertainment and of course, beer!

Official Sam Adams stein hoisting contests on Friday night and Saturday night.

Returning this year- Oktoberfest Family Day!!! Sunday will be full of fun for the entire family including pony rides, wiener dog races, tent activities, games and kid focused entertainment on stage.

All Batavia Oktoberfest happenings will be hosted on North River Street between Wilson Street and Spring Street.

Friday, September 27

5:00pm – Gates Open!!
5:30pm – Bergermeister Jeff Schielke Welcoming Speech and Tapping of the Keg followed by Community Band
5:45pm – Batavia Academy of Dance
6:00 – 10:00 pm – Freeze Dried Band
7:00pm – Sam Adams Women’s Stein Hoisting Contest Qualifying Round
8:15pm – Sam Adams Men’s Stein Hoisting Contest Qualifying Round

Saturday, September 28

11:00am – Gates Open!!
11:00am – Brat Trot 5K (register now!)
12:00 – 2:00pm – Mike Knauf Quartette
2:30pm & 4:00pm – Batavia Academy of Dance
3:00 – 5:30 – Jimmy’s Bavarians 
5:30 – 6:30pm – Batavia Community Band
6:30 – 10:00pm – The Johnny Wagner Band
7:00pm – Sam Adams Women’s Stein Hoisting Contest Finals
8:15pm – Sam Adams Men’s Stein Hoisting Contest Finals

Sunday, September 29 – Family Day!

11:00am – Gates Open!!
11:30am – Wiener Dog Races (register now!)
12:30pm – A Step Above Dance Academy
1:00pm – Three Billy Goats Gruff Puppet Show in Bar Evolution
1:00-5:00pm – Sgt. Sauerkraut Polka Band

1:00-5:00pm – Free Pony Rides, Face Painting & Kids tent activities
2:00 – 2:30pm – A Step Above Dance Academy
3:00pm – Little Red Riding Hood Puppet Show in Bar Evolution
3:30 – 4:00pm – Batavia Academy of Dance

Presenting Sponsor

MainStage Sponsor

Looking to Help?

We’re looking for sponsors and volunteers. Are you interested?

Click Below To Volunteer and Join the Oktoberfest Team! Receive a t-shirt and drink tickets for all your help!

OKTOBERFEST FREE PARKING

Family Day Sponsors

Tent Sponsors